Nightmare Before Christmas Santa Jack Skellington

Nightmare Before Christmas Santa Jack Skellington

Santa Jack
  1. “Wrapped up in Christmas Spirit”
  2. Santa Jack Skellington
  3. Stone Resin
  4. High Quality
  5. Artist: Jim Shore
  6. Height: 8.66 inches More…
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Nightmare Before Christmas Santa Jack Skellington

When Jack Skellington first discovers Christmas Town he is so overcome with elation he bursts into his “What’s This?” song. Despite the fact he had had immense success as the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, Jack had been feeling something was missing from his life. His discovery of Christmas town quickly takes him from curiosity to excitment. Enthralled by the color, warmth and spirit of Christmas Town, Jack declares :

I’ve never felt so good before
This empty place inside of me is filling up
I simply cannot get enough

The Kidnap of Kris Kringle

Epiphany is a wonderful thing when it has a positive effect on the recipient. Not so for Jack. His need and hunger to participate in the event of Christmas immediately went from ‘joining in’ to running the show in less than whatever heartbeat a skellington is capable of feeling. As pumpkin king, Jack was used to taking the centre role. Thus his desire to experience the true joy of Christmas led him to one simple conclusion. Funny how a skeleton’s mind works but to Jack it seemed obvious: he must kidnap Sandy Claws, takeover the role of the red coated benefactor and make and distribute the presents himself.

Shrunken Heads and Slithery Snakes

Jack’s first mistake was assigning the task of present making to the townsfolk of Halloween Town. Accustomed to the requirements of a festival where haunted and scary is the order of the day, it was no wonder that the ‘toys’ they were building for the children included shrunken heads and slithering snakes that munch on Christmas Trees. One little girl’s manic version of Mickey Mouse sent her screaming upstairs as her new toy bared it’s fangs and floated hauntingly behind her.

Jack meets Sandy Claws

If we gloss over the whole ‘kidnap Santa’ part of the plan for a moment, Jack’s intention was quite altruistic. He wanted to experience the joy of giving toys to children, spreading mirth across the map and emerging as the red suited benevolent father of Christmas. In his mind, he was giving Sandy Claws a rest, a well earned break. Jack’s second mistake was entrusting Lock, Shock and Barrel with the task of booking Santa’s lodgings for his little holiday. If only Jack had listened to the calm sensible advice of Sally!


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Only One Santa

Needless to say, there has only ever been one true Santa Claus. Donning a red suit and booming ho-ho-ho is enough to give the appearance. Sadly Jack’s skeletal frame wasn’t even suited to that part. Seriously, “Who ever heard of a skinny Santa!” It is fair to say that Jack’s plan was doomed from the start. However, for his attempts to bring Christmas joy to Halloween Town, for rescuing Santa from the clutches of Oogie Boogie and the consequent success of Christmas, we think Jack has earned his right to wear his Santa suit. The Santa clad Jack does cut quite a dashing figure after all.

Santa Jack

This Nightmare Before Christmas Santa Jack Skellington figurine is an idyllic representation of Halloween meets Christmas. Smoothly transitioning from Halloween haunts to Christmas crackers, Jack dressed as Santa bridges the two events beautifully. The sight of Jack revelling in his Santa suit, toying with a string of fairy lights, beautifully encaptures Jack’s joy at discovering Christmas. An intricate, hand-painted figure in high quality stone resin, this piece accurately conveys the character of Jack Skellington “Wrapped up in the Christmas Spirit”. At 8.66 inches tall, Jack will cast a charming pose wherever he is placed in your home.

Nightmare Art

Jack Skellington fans are going to be delighted with this Santa Jack, high quality resin figure. Brought to you by skilled artist, Jim Shore, the careful attention to detail is a pleasure to behold. Jim Shore is an award winning artist with a reputation for seasonal and everyday decorative accessories that has brought him international fame. His collection of work known as Disney Traditions takes the magic of Disney and combines it with the time honored skills of handcrafted folk art. The result is a collection of time-honoured pieces that brings delight to audiences world-wide. This Santa Jack Skellington piece is a true representation of the quality and detail that is synonymous with Disney Traditions.

Description

This quality figurine of Nightmare Before Christmas Santa Jack Skellington is designed by renowned artist Jim Shore. Handcrafted in high quality stone resin, this accurately detailed figurine is entitled “Wrapped Up in Christmas Spirit” and is part of the Disney Traditions Collection. Skilfully designed, it captures Jack Skellington in his role as Santa Claus. Standing at a neat 8.66 inches high, it accurately portrays the thin, figure of the boney Jack Skellington.

Standing on a square, decorated base, Jack strikes a relax pose as Santa, pulling a string of fairy lights from his bag. His suit is in the traditional style of Santa but without padding. Jack’s tall, thin, skeletal frame is still apparent underneath his suit. He wears white, fur trimmed black boots, a black belt and white gloves. His fur trimmed Santa hat is tipped with a large white pom-pom. Jack’s beard is long, narrow and hangs loosely below his chin revealing his full visage. The string of fairy lights wraps around his arms and body with delicate teardrop fairy light bulbs at discrete intervals. Jack’s Santa sack sits neatly behind him on the base.

Verdict

Jack Skellington is as synonymous with Christmas as he is with Halloween. He is a character we expect to turn up to both events. When it comes to Christmas, it is refreshing to see Jack’s elation at the celebrations and always a treat to see him so happy in his Santa Claus suit. This Santa Jack Skellington figurine beautifully encaptures the joy Jack felt at the prospect of engaging in the Christmas festivities.

A gift from Santa

A quality item, a beautiful figurine, it is certain to infect those who appreciate Nightmare Before Christmas with much the same joy and excitement as Jack intended. It would make an excellent present for the Nightmare Before Christmas fan in your life. Or, perhaps you’re feeling the Halloween / Christmas Town joy and want one for yourself?

Looks good anywhere

Place your Santa Jack Skellington on a mantel, feature it in a tableau dedicated to Christmas with other characters from Halloween Town. Position it on your bedside table for an instant feel good jolt in the morning and a reminder that Christmas is coming. Wherever you choose to feature this “Wrapped up in Christmas Spirit” figurine in your house, it is sure to bring joy and a feeling in your bones of a warmth, coming from inside. We have no hesitation in awarding five zombie points for Santa Jack Skellington. We think he’ll like that. Merry Christmas Jack!

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